On Lines

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Mark Rothko.org

I had the first line
as I had the last line
The in`between lines
remained simply lines
on a page of blue lines
Imagination inclines
to meander off`line
before a dead`line

“The story really wants to defeat you,
and you just have to be more mulish than the story.” ~ Khaled Hosseini

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About Peter Notehelfer

I'm a retired people person who now finds the time to watch the little details of the world without worrying about being watched by anyone . . . I live on an Island north of Seattle with my wife named Ellen, a yellow dog named McGee, a yellow cat named Gatzby, and four fine chickens . . . I read fiction, bake bread, smoke salmon, and fish whenever the weather allows . . . Oh, and yes, I try to write a poem every day simply to avoid senility!
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